Entertaiment is a word that means to provide amusement, diversion or enjoyment. It also can refer to a hospitable provision for the needs or wants of guests. People often use the word in a playful manner and it can be used to describe any activity that is agreeable and diverting. For example, the daily crossword puzzle is an entertainment for many people.
Entertaiment can be on any scale, from a single person choosing private entertainment from a wide selection of pre-recorded products to banquets adapted for couples to performances intended for thousands or even a global audience. It is sometimes abbreviated to entmt on a flier or in an industry news publication when space is limited. However, the word is rarely abbreviated in general prose.